A return to the Roosters has given Martin Kennedy comfort and clarity that he never had during his one season stint at the Broncos.
He's played against him in the NRL and alongside him for Queensland, so Roosters star Aidan Guerra doesn't need reminding how good Johnathan Thurston is.
The Roosters knocked the Cowboys out of the 2014 finals series, North Queensland will now be looking for revenge to start the new season with a bang.
The influence of 2013 premiership-winner Sonny Bill Williams is still reaping benefits for current Roosters players.
They were favoured to go back-to-back in 2014 but it didn't quite happen, they are still looking strong for the 2015 season.
Sydney Roosters' under-20s hooker Grant Garvey has been banned for eight matches for a grade four dangerous throw.
It's been 18 months since he's played an NRL game, but Blake Ferguson has already impressed his new coach and the man whose position he's taken at the Roosters.
What we learned from the Roosters' trial win over Manly, including the Sea Eagles' injury troubles and SBW's replacement.
An impressive Sydney Roosters outfit has seen Trent Robinson's men win the inaugural Community Cup after annihilating the Sea Eagles in Gosford.
Anthony Minichiello helped Roosters coach Trent Robinson decide on picking both Mitchell Pearce and Jake Friend as dual captains for the 2015 season.